Links

The Spring Art & Heritage Centre for help with local history and genealogy. The Spring has two genealogists/local historians, who can assist in research to discover more about your ancestors in the Havant area. They also have plans of the graves in the older parts of the New Lane Cemetery.   www.thespring.co.uk/heritage/genealogy-history/

Havant Borough Council  The Council’s Cemeteries Service can help in locating graves, both in the newer part of New Lane and Warblington.   https://www.havant.gov.uk/contact-us

e-mail: cemeteries@havant.gov.uk

Havant Cemeteries Project ( The Conservation Volunteers)http://www.tcv.org.uk/southeast/volunteer-south-east/havant-cemeteries-project

Havant Nature  www.havantnature.net/  Nature around Portsmouth and Havant, wildlife news and pictures.

Local Wildlife News  ralph-hollins.net  Ralph Hollins carries out regular surveys of plants and wildlife in the cemeteries.

Friends of Emsworth Wildlife  www.emsworthwildlife.hampshire.org.uk/  A community web site dedicated to the observation, recording and protection of the wildlife of the Emsworth area.

iSpot     www.ispotnature.org     Identify and report species.  Supported by The Open University.

International Organisations

Commonwealth War Graves Commission www.cwgc.org     Care for cemeteries and memorials at home and abroad.

War Graves Photographic Project     www.twgpp.org     Aims to photograph every war grave and make photographs available within a searchable database.

National Organisations

Caring for God’s Acre is a national organisation, who, amongst other things, can offer advice on on restoring and conserving old headstones.  www.caringforgodsacre.org.uk/

The Conservation Volunteers       www.tcv.org.uk/  Support for local conservation groups, also runs own projects.

The Woodland Trust  www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/  The UK’s leading woodland conservation charity.

The Tree Council            www.treecouncil.org.uk  The UK’s lead charity for trees.

Hedgerow Harvest          www.hedgerowharvest.org.uk/  Foraging, recipes and related information (a Tree Council project)

Hedgelink UK               www.hedgelink.org.uk/about-hedgelink.htm  Hedge Management.  A partnership of national organisations interested in hedgerows.

Hampshire Organisations

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust            www.hiwwt.org.uk/  Aims to ensure that the important wildlife of the local area is protected, manages nature reserves.

The Hampshire Ornithological Society      www.hos.org.uk/  The county bird recording group.

Butterfly Conservation (Hampshire and Isle of Wight branch)  www.hantsiow-butterflies.org.uk/  Owns nature reserves and organises conservation work parties for the benefit of butterflies, collects records for the butterflies and moths seen in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Hampshire Bat Group                 www.hampshirebatgroup.org.uk/  Registered charity made up of volunteer members, aims to promote and support bat conservation in Hampshire and to raise public awareness of bats.

Hampshire Conservation Volunteers                     www.hcv.hampshire.org.uk/  Practical conservation work all over Hampshire.

Local Conservation Groups

Purbrook and Widley Area Residents’ Association (PAWARA) Environment Group   www.pawara-environmentgroup.org.uk

Johnston’s Coppice (Purbrook/Waterlooville)   johnstonscoppice.wordpress.com/

This website is not up-to-date, but may be of interest.

Johnston’s Coppice is a Nature Reserve owned by Hampshire County Council.  A programme of volunteer work parties managed by The Conservation Volunteers commenced in January 2017.

Portsdown Conservation Volunteers                     www.havantnature.net/portsdown_conservation_volunteer.html

Friends of Portsdown                  www.havantnature.net/friends_of_portsdown.html

Havant Borough Tree Wardens                www.havantboroughtreewardens.org.uk/

The Friends of Park Wood (Cowplain)      www.park-wood.org/

Friends of Nore Barn Woods (Emsworth)  www.norebarnwoods.org.uk/

Brook Meadow Conservation Group (Emsworth)    www.brook-meadow.hampshire.org.uk/

The Friends of Holly Bank Woods (Emsworth)      www.hollybank-woods.hampshire.org.uk/

Slipper Mill Pond Preservation Association (Emsworth)     www.smppa.org.uk/index.php

Friends of LangstoneHarbour      www.havantnature.net/friendsoflangstoneharbour.html

 

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